A photo of Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.

Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.

June 18, 1957 - November 1, 2018


Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.

Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr., age 61, of Earleville, MD, passed away on Thursday, November 1, 2018.

Born in Salem, NJ, on June 18, 1957, he was a son of Ervin Ernest Woolman and Patricia (Eastlack) Suiters. Ernie was a hard worker and dedicated his career to road construction as an Equipment Operator.

In his spare time, Ernie enjoyed boating, fishing and hunting. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed cheering on the Philadelphia Eagles. Ernie will be remembered as being a very social person who loved life and enjoyed his family.

In addition to his parents, Ernie is survived by his children, Paul Poppe (Heather), Christina Golt, Jessica Woolman, Casey Woolman, and Ernest Woolman, Jr.; brothers, David Suiters, Arnold Woolman and Monte; sisters, Ruby Gonzalez, Rhonda Reeves, Kelly Woolman and Tina; and grandchildren, Abigail Poppe and Emily Poppe.

A Celebration of Life for close family and friends will be held at 6 pm on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at Dragon Run Hall, 611 Madison Street, Delaware City, DE 19706.

In lieu of flowers, contributions to assist with funeral expenses may be sent to Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720.

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12 Condolences for Ernest Dean “Ernie” Woolman, Sr.

  • I love you uncle Ernie and you will be truly missed I think also were missing a brother on there..RIP

  • Love you Uncle Ernie.. Although I regret i haven’t made it up to MD the last few years to spend time over the years i always looked forward to seeing you and will always remember your smile, your jokes and ability to see the good in every situation you were put in! Your hard working, sweet personality and disposition shined with the heart of gold you have. I pray that although our hearts are hurting for your loss that you are looking down on us in a place free of the pain you endured. Even though we’re not blood you’ll always be my uncle Ernie and I miss you very much. You and your family are forever in my prayers and in my heart.

  • Rest easy big brother , even though whom ever wrote the obit left this brother out

  • RIP Ernie you’ll be missed by many…

  • Ernie, R.I.P. my friend, Bill F.

  • I remember Ernie from his days on the Wm Penn wrestling. He was a fun loving , hardworking lighter weight wrestler with a ton of heart. Rest in peace Ernie. Very sorry to hear of this loss.

  • Hey sorry this Casey n Jessica we fixed the obituary, sorry we have a lot going on right now. Love you.

  • RIP Ernie you will be dearly miss !

  • Paul, sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Hope you and your family are managing through this difficult time. Anything you need,let me know!!

  • My last name is DiEnno ! Im youngee then Davve but older then Arnold ,i am the middle brother

  • To my Big brother Ernest Dean Woolman you may be gone but you will never be forgotten. Brother you have giving me a lot of good memories and I will charish them forever. I have cried my last tear brother and now I am happy you are no longer suffering and in heaven with our love ones and friends. So Ernie take your spot in Heaven ” The carpenter” Go brother and help build them mansions in heaven. I will see you some day .
    Love your brother David

  • You were my brother ,not my step brother. I loved you then and I luv you now, I will always cherish growing up in Delaware city with the woolman clan.
    we were like the Brady bunch back the.,station wagon ,camping at duck neck , elk neck parks. family to me no matter the DNA. Ernie, rhonda, ruby , Kelly, Tina , frank George, Monte, and me. I never knew I wasn’t sissy woolman until I started school. that was a huge thing for me. All our friends and family called me that. thank you for making me feel part of your family. Ernie use to call me Maggie mae.. I couldn’t figure out why? Then I remembered that Rod Stewart song. I will always remember that.
    love yas all and will miss the ones who are no longer with us.
    Rest in peace big brother.
    always sissy.